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. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ >>> hundreds of people die due to house fires. safety e perts encourage you to keep a fire extinguisher in your home. some important information to help you figure out which ones to buy and which ones to avoid. firefighters know how quickly a kitchen fire could spread. that's why having a good fire extinguisher on hand is so important. >> on the first few seconds of the very vitalness, it means a difference between extinguishing the fire around your stove or on your stove top and the fire consuming your kitchen are a portion of your house. >> reporter: just testing more than a dozen extinguishers, including several smaller ones. also tested two new types of the aerosol sprays. fires were created using a flammable liquid to see how well each one could battle a blaze. >> most did well. but the two aerosol sprayssometim
% of the federal work force every day. no other transit system in america does that. >> richard says in the end, they have to change the safety culture and rebuild public trust. >> we can talk a lot. we can plan a lot, we can communicate a lot, but in the end, we have to have results. >> on top of all their problems, metro will be conducting budget talks to close that $190 million gap. anita. >> where are they looking to make these cuts? >> they will not specify, but anything and everything is on the table, including possibly personnel and also mechanics. live here, suray chin. 9news now. >>> a man involved in a deadly head-on collision appeared before a judge today. a car and minivan collided on alabama avenue in southeast. the driver of the car, 37-year- old mary elizabeth died. the van's driver, 34-year-old jones is charged with involuntary manslaughter. prosecutors say he has a history of traffic charges in maryland. >>> a tour bus accident shut down the inner loop of the beltway on the maryland side of american legion bridge. at least ten people ended up hurt, but none of their injurie
a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ ♪ music plays ♪ [ sneezing ] ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] what are you gonna miss when you have an allergy attack? benadryl® is more effective than claritin® at relieving your worst symptoms -- runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes -- and works when you need it most. benadryl®. you can't pause life. >>> we are continuing to follow that breaking news out of anarundel county. sky 9 remains over the scene of this river rescue. authorities from anarundel fire and ems are investigating the report of a 17-year-old boy who was swept down the river. witnesses from the trailer park saw the teen swim downstream around 4:00. he hasn't been seen since. units from prince georges and calvert counties are also helping search the area. two helicopters are involved in the search and a dive team has been deployed. again, this is sky 9 looking live. >>> president obama calls dorothy height
have a choice to make. >> the best governor in america. >> reporter: later at the campaign rollout stop in prince george's county, o'malley picked off the accomplishments, including a lower crime rate, more students taking advanced placement exams. and job growth heating the nation. so the governor's race rematching the campaign season is officially now underway with both sides doing their best to leave voters with the impression that this is not deja vu all over again. in prince george's county, scott broom, 9news now. >>> issuing a written statement welcoming them to the race and promising a vigorous discussion on lowering maryland's tax burden. >>> public remembrances for dr. dorothy heights this evening. just a short time ago, the civil right's body leader arrived for a public viewing this evening at the national council of the negro headquarters in northwest dc. where she will lie and repost. tonight from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. and tomorrow, dr. height will be honored by the sorority at 2 p.m. during the public service at howard university. at 7 p.m., the baptist church will hold a c
dr. height and her legacy by clicking on the civil rights of america icon. >>> one of the suspects in the city's worst mass shooting in decades has now pleaded guilty in the case. 26-year-old nathaniel sims stood before a judge and took responsibility for his part in five murders last month. audrey barnes joins us now live from dc superior court with the latest. audrey. >> reporter: security was extremely tight for today's court proceedings. no cell phone in the courtroom, and everyone had to pass through a second metal detector. 26-year-old nathaniel simms is cooperating with state's attorneys in five different murders. the murder of jordan howell and four overs on the drive by on south capital street. prosecutors, his attorneys, and many others thought someone would make good on those threats today in court. he is so fearful for his client's safety, he asked the judge that nathaniel simms be allowed in court wearing a hooded sweatshirt. >> he received threatening notes. >> the judge denied that request and simms handcuffs and shackles pled guilty to five counts of second-degree
's first lady. the two discussed issues facing the youth in america and mexico. she also visited an elementary school and gave a speech to high school and college students there. >>> the uproar over spirit airlines charge of carry on bags has reached congress. today they are fighting back. peggy fox joins us live from reagan national with the latest. >> reporter: well passengers may not like it but they have gotten used to paying for checked bags, peanuts an extra leg room. but when one airline announced it would start charging for carry on bags it may have gone too far. >> charges for carry on bags is ridiculous. >> reporter: anger over the decision to start charging for carry on bags at spirit airlines is strong among passengers. >> it's criminal. why would anybody want to fly with this airline. >> i think it's silly. i try to pack in my carryon and i would be unhappy if they charged for that. >> reporter: so today there was a pronouncement of legislation. >> we're fed up with airlines when it comes to meals, pillows, luggage, leg room and we're here today to say enough. >> rep
at the time. >> the last time that america has hosted a gathering of the world leaders of this magnitude was during the creation of the united nations more than 50 years ago. nasa security areas are in place. as they report, so far so good. from the government to the military and the police park and the capitol police and am track police. everybody who knows about it. >> thousands of the police officers and the multiple jurisdictions are trying to move traffic along and to keep protesters in line of getting out there. >> everybody has a large con tendency of the officers working the day and tomorrow. the dozens of the motorcades, happening for all of them from the nuclear summit. to meetings such like this one at the vice presidential nominations. >> that's why overhead, they monitoredded the motorcade routes. while on the ground, the motorcycle officers, they provided escorts and through the day job. an edge in arms for the teeth providing the muscle. >> there is also beefed up security for those that can't use the limos and instead use the mass transits. >> you'll see the increase of t
donald and the governors of 29 other states. they want to restore america by peacefully dismantelling parts of the government. the fbi says the letters do not contain any specific threats of violence, but suspects all 50 u.s. governors to get them. >>> starting today, fewer air travelers will have to go through extra security screening to get into the u.s. now checking names against the no fly list and second list provided by american intelligence agencies. bill brown is live with more on the latest changes. joel. >> reporter: yeah, lesli. those guidelines that took effect on christmas day brought cries of racial profiling. these rules are aimed at being more specific and targeted toward suspicious passengers. the security screeners have new tools to keep american skies safe. they are using a list of characteristics to snag suspected terrorists before they board airplanes. screeners will still search for names on the government's no fly list, but they will look at where they traveled before. passengers departing from baltimore give the new policy mixed reviews. >> don't see a problem with
legislation gives them too much control to give them the ability to take over any company in america. and that they do not see fit. >> and this is not what the american people want. >> they are ready to debate the bill and they could vote within weeks. >> ads in the newspaper, they are recognizing a need for the reform. and the current legislation. on wall street itself, they did not react much to the president's speech. the dow finished the day up nine points to close at 11,134. the nasdaq climbed 13 points and s&p 400 rose two. >>> about 200 children got a first-hand look today at what it is like to work in the white house. the first lady hosted the children on this take our daughters and sons to workday. mrs. obama was joined by the first family. the children asked the first lady about the white house garden and her fight against child obesity and whether she could make the school recesses longer. >>> meanwhile, many school administrators across the country encouraged parents to leave their sons and daughters in school today. they said that it would make more sense to hold this ev
the coast of south america. it occurs during christmas, fishing is bad, fishermen go home and repair their boats, but this is dying. when we have a strong el nino, we are going to have more hurricanes. some names, alex will be the first one, then bonnie, collin, and danielle. hurricane season starts june 1 and goes through the month of november. okay, next three days for us, temperatures on the way down. windy tomorrow, showers and thunderstorms primarily in the afternoon. some could be heavy. some could be severe. 79. 60 on friday, returning partly cloudy. 62 on saturday. we would be jumping for joy with that temperature, but we are spoiled. tonight, partly cloudy, breeze six still mild. lows in the 60s. again, a great night to go see the ball game. 89 in bethesda. 90 in reston. 91 in sterling and 91 in leesburg. now tomorrow morning, clouds on the increase, windy and mild. should stay dry. 60s and 70s and by afternoon, windy, not as hot, showers, thunderstorms, some could be heavy. a few could be severe. high temperatures near 80. winds southwesterly at 15 to 25 and gusty. all righ
even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ >>> welcome back. let's reset some of the top stories that are making news now. one prince george's county police officer has been suspended, and efforts are underway to identify two others who appear in a video, beating a university of maryland student during a rowdy basketball victory celebration. the county prosecutors, they are also investigating what happened. >>> police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a 22- year-old woman in alexandria. the victim was dragged into an alley and raped after leaving the kings street metro around mid night. the other barriers are scheduled to stay up until 8:00 tomorrow. >>> a deadly accident considered to this week's nuclear summit, a cyclist from northwest washington, was struck and killed by a national guard truck that was moving some blocking intersections for a motorcade coming t
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